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January 27, 2006

Microsoft Access Tutorials

Here are some Microsoft Access tutorials are hosted by the Univeristy of British Columbia. Microsoft Access Tutorials: mis.commerce.ubc.ca/courses/comm391/tutorials.html Calculating Fields in Access: mis.commerce.ubc.ca/courses/comm391/calcfields.html Filters and Queries (S.Hui): mis.commerce.ubc.ca/courses/comm391/tutorials/access1/access1.htm Excel to Access Tutorial: mis.commerce.ubc.ca/courses/comm391/tutorials/presentation/excel_to_access.htm MS Access Whitepaper: mis.commerce.ubc.ca/courses/comm391/tutorials/download/dbback.pdf Notes on Relationships: mis.commerce.ubc.ca/courses/comm391/tutorials/download/relations.html

The XML FAQ: Frequently-Asked Questions on the Extensible Markup Language

This is the list of Frequently-Asked Questions about the Extensible Markup Language (XML). It has answers to most of the common questions people ask about XML. It also provides some information and links for related areas such as HTML, SGML, CGI scripts, PHP, JSP, Java, and databases. The FAQ is intended as a first resource for users, authors, developers, and the interested reader. The XML FAQ: xml.silmaril.ie/ The XML FAQ v4.1 (2005-01-01) in a single HTML page: xml.silmaril.ie/faq.html Most popular beginner questions: What is XML?: xml.silmaril.ie/basics/whatisxml/ How do I control formatting and appearance?: xml.silmaril.ie/authors/style/ What’s a Document Type Definition (DTD) and where do I get one?: xml.silmaril.ie/authors/dtds/ Where can I get an XML browser?: xml.silmaril.ie/users/browsers/ What is SGML?: xml.silmaril.ie/basics/whatissgml/ What are the special characters in XML?: xml.silmaril.ie/authors/specials/ What is a markup language?: xml.silmaril.ie/basics/markup/ What is XML for (aka Where should I use XML)?: xml.silmaril.ie/basics/whatfor/ What XML software is available?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/software/ I keep hearing about alternatives to DTDs. What’s a Schema?: xml.silmaril.ie/authors/schemas/ What’s a namespace?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/namespaces/ Not the XML FAQ: xml.silmaril.ie/appendix/glossary/ Questions from Developers and Implementors (including WebMasters and server operators): 1. Where’s the spec?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/spec 2. What are these terms DTDless, valid, and well-formed?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/validity 3. Which should I use in my DTD, attributes or elements?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/attributes 4. What else has changed between SGML and XML?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/sgmlchanges 5. What’s a namespace?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/namespaces 6. What XML software is available?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/software 7. What’s my information? DATA or TEXT?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/docdata 8. Do I have to change any of my server software to work with XML?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/serversoftware 9. Can I still use server-side inclusions?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/serverincludes 10. Can I (and my authors) still use client-side inclusions?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/clientincludes 11. I’m trying to understand the XML Spec: why does it have such difficult terminology?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/terminology 12. I have to do an overview of XML for my manager/client/investor/advisor. What should I mention?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/management 13. Is there a conformance test suite for XML processors?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/conformance 14. I’ve already got SGML DTDs: how do I convert them for use with XML?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/dtdconv 15. How do I include one DTD (or fragment) in another?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/dtdincludes 16. How can I include a conditional statement in my XML?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/conditionals 17. What’s the story on XML and EDI?: xml.silmaril.ie/developers/edi

Free Flash MX Course

This free course offers an introduction to the Macromedia Flash multimedia authoring environment. It incorporates hands-on experience developing streaming web-based multimedia presentations including animation, sound, and graphics with Macromedia’s Flash MX application. This content is freely available as an educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners. No instructor or moderator is present. In each lesson, students build a module that contributes to the shaping of a final project – a basic educational, personal, or business website in Flash. Flash offers scripting capabilities and server-side connectivity for creating engaging applications, web interfaces, and training demonstrations. Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate their ability to work with Flash and the primary elements of multimedia such as time, space, sound, motion, navigation, and user interface design. Students will gain a basic understanding of project definition and project management. Upon successful completion of this course the student will: * Review the Flash interface, features, and techniques required to use each element. * Produce a live functioning (on the web) Flash project with text, images, sound, and interactive internal and external links. * Demonstrate understanding of the elements involved in planning, designing, and publishing a Flash movie as both a projector and a .swf file embedded in an .html document for the final project. * Develop critical thinking skills necessary to work with a production team from concept to completion through active dialogue, reviews, and collaborative projects with classmates. Flash MX Course: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/ Flash MX Lessons: Lesson 1 – Introduction to Flash MX: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson01.html Lesson 2 – The Flash Interface: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson02.html Lesson 3 – The Flash Timeline: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson03.html Lesson 4 – Shape Tweening: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson04.html Lesson 5 – Text Effects: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson05.html Lesson 6 – Symbols and Libraries: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson06.html Lesson 7 – Labels & Navigation: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson07.html Lesson 8 – Movie Clips & Scripting Instances: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson08.html Lesson 9 – Masking: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson09.html Lesson 10 – Onion-Skinning: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson10.html Lesson 11 – Sound: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson11.html Lesson 12 – Optimization & Publication: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/flash/lessons/lesson12.html

January 26, 2006

Dreamweaver MX 2004 Tutorials and Free Video Training

Here are teacherclick.com‘s Dreamweaver MX 2004 tutorials, including several excellent video training tutorial modules that are well designed and documented. Teacherclick.com is designed to offer to the educational community completely free and high-quality software tutorials and online courses. This is an exceptional site considering it is completely free.

Dreamweaver MX 2004 Tutorials:

1. Dreamweaver MX 2004 Basics
2. The Dreamweaver Interface
3. Defining a Site
4. Working with Text
5. Establishing Web Links
6. Inserting Images
7. Setting up Tables
8. Using Frames
9. Interactive Forms
10. Adding Multimedia Elements
11. Using Dreamweaver Templates
12. Working with Layers
13. Using Behaviors
14. Other features
15. HTML and Dreamweaver

Free Dreamweaver MX 2004 Video Training Tutorials

1. Dreamweaver Basics
2. The Dreamweaver Interface
2. Document Views
2. Help guide
3. Defining the Site
3. Page Properties
4. Text
4. CSS Styles
5. Establishing Web Links
6. Inserting Images
6. Flash buttons
6. Creating a Flash text
7. Inserting a table
8. Inserting frames
9. Working with interactive forms
10. Inserting multimedia elements
11. Creating a template
12. Inserting a layer
13. Inserting behaviors
14. Others features
15. HTML with Dreamweaver


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January 25, 2006

Web Page Authoring Course

This is a free beginning hands-on introduction course to using Hypertext Mark-Up Language (HTML) to create web pages which can be uploaded and displayed in a browser on the Word Wide Web. Students will study and learn how to use HTML to create web pages with text in various sizes and colors, links to other sites, background color or patterns, graphics, tables and mailto links. Principles of design and color as they apply to screen presentations will be included. Also included are assignments for each lesson. This content is freely available as an educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners. No instructor or moderator is present. Web Page Authoring Course: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/ Web Page Authoring Lessons: Lesson 1 – Basic Tags: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson01.html Lesson 2 – Attributes: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson02.html Lesson 3 – Lists: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson03.html Lesson 4 – Links: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson04.html Lesson 5 – Images: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson05.html Lesson 6 – More Images: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson06.html Lesson 7 – Uploading: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson07.html Lesson 8 – Tables: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson08.html Lesson 9 – More Tables: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson09.html Lesson 10 – Designing Your Website: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson10.html Lesson 11 – More Design: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson11.html Lesson 12 – Planning Your Website: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson12.html Lesson 13 – Cascading Style Sheets: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson13.html Lesson 14 – DIVs, Lists & Images: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson14.html Lesson 15 – Miscellaneous Style Tags: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson15.html Lesson 16 – Forms – Part 1: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson16.html Lesson 17 – Forms – Part 2: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson17.html Lesson 18 – Forms – Part 3: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson18.html Lesson 19 – Metatags and Footers: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson19.html Lesson 20 – Soundbites and Javascripts: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson20.html Lesson 21 – Review: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson21.html Lesson 22 – Final Website Project: sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/html/lessons/lesson22.html

Flash MX 2004 Tutorials and Free Video Training

Teacherclick.com is designed to offer to the educational community completely free and high-quality software tutorials and online courses. Here are their Flash MX 2004 tutorials, including several excellent video training tutorial modules that are well designed and documented. This is an exceptional site considering it is completely free.

Flash MX 2004 Tutorials:

1. Introduction
2. My first Flash Animation
3. Working Environment
4. Drawing
5. Working with Texts
6. Sounds
7. Working with Objects

8. Layers
9. Symbols
10. Graphics
11. Movie Clips

12. Button
13. Movement Animations

14. Form Transformations
15. Effects on Animations
16. Generating and Publishing Movies
17. Introduction to ActionScript 2.
18. Examples of Use of the ActionScript 2.

Free Flash MX 2004 Video Training Tutorials

2. My first Animation
3. Types of Views
4. Eyedropper Tool
4. Making a Gradient
5. Interaction Dinamic Texts-Input
6. Importing Sounds
6. Inserting Sounds. 2 posibilities
6. Controlling the sound sincronization
7. Selecting Objects
7. Aligning Objects
7. Working with the basic properties of the objects
7. Groups
8. Working with Layers
8. Working with Layers. Advanced Options
8. Reorganizing the Layers
9. Inserting a Symbol
9. Application of Alpha effect on a Instance
10. Introducing a bitmap
10. Exporting Flash object as image
11. Creating an empty clip
11. Importing Symbols from other Libraries
12. Creating and Publishing a Button
12. Text Buttons. Active Zone
12. Including a Clip in a Button
12. Actions in a button
13. Animation of Lines
13. Interpolation by Movement Guide
14. Interpolation by Form
14. Text Transformating
14. Applicating Form Advices
15. Automatic Rotation
15. Right Rotation
15. Creating a complete animation with effects
16. Publishing a movie for the web
17. Change object Properties using ActionScript



Excel 2003 Tutorials and Free Video Training

Teacherclick.com is designed to offer to the educational community completely free and high-quality software tutorials and online courses. Here are their Excel tutorials, including several excellent video training tutorial modules that are well designed and documented. This is an exceptional site considering it is completely free.

Excel 2003 Tutorials:

1. Introduction. Excel Elements
2. Starting to work with Excel
3. Operations with files
4. Formulas and Functions
5. Manipulating cells
6. Cell formats
7. Structure changes
8. Insert and eliminate elements
9. Spelling correction
10. Printing

Free Excel Video Training Tutorials

1. Basic Excel2003 environment
2. Introduce and modify text
3. Save a workbook
3. Close a workbook
3. Create a new workbook
3. Open a workbook
4. Insert functions
5. Selecting rows, cells, and columns
5. Copy cells
5. Copy cells with the mouse
5. Special paste

5. Move cells
5. Delete cells
6. Change the font
6. Align the contents of cells
6. Borders
6. Colouring cells
6. Cell formatting
7. Row height
7. Hide rows
7. Column width
7. Hide columns
7. Change the name of a sheet

8. Insert rows
8. Insert columns
8. Insert sheets
8. Copy and move a worksheet
8. Eliminate elements
9. Autocorrect spelling
9. Spelling correction
10. Page setup
10. Print



January 24, 2006

“How to Use” Outlook Tutorials from Outlook-tips.net

This How To section of Outlook-Tips.net offers many step-by-step tutorials that show you how to use many of the features in Outlook. They also explain the reasoning behind some of Outlook’s features.

“How to Use” Outlook Tutorials from Outlook-tips.net



1911 Photoshop Tutorials

PS Workshop offers categorized links to 1911 Photoshop Tutorials, giving you a great selection to choose from for that exact Photoshop effect or technique you’re looking for. Most tutorials are complete with step by step instructions that will give you the know-how and understanding to create some great images for logo designs or web sites. 1911 Photoshop Tutorials: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/ Basic: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=1&Name=Basic& Basic tips and shortcuts Color: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=2&Name=Color& Issues dealing with color and color manipulation Photos and Scanning: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=3&Name=Photos%2FScanning& Photo editing and Scanning tips Text: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=4&Name=Text& Text effects FX: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=5&Name=FX& Special effects Textures: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=6&Name=Textures& Textures and backgrounds Interface: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=7&Name=Interface& Interface design Tools: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=8&Name=Tools& Learning the Photoshop tools Miscellaneous: psworkshop.net/psworkshop/Category.asp?CatID=9&Name=Miscellaneous& Odds and Ends

January 23, 2006

More Dynamic HTML (DHTML) Tutorials

Web Developers Virual Library offers the following tutorials on DHTML, or Dynamic HTML. DHTML gives web site developers control sto configure and design any page element and to change styles, positioning, and content at any time. It provides a richer, more dynamic experience on web pages, making them more like dynamic applications and less like static content. Dynamic HTML presents richly formatted pages and lets your users interact with the content on those pages without having to download additional content from the server. This means that a page can respond immediately to user actions, such as a mouse click, without having to retrieve an entire new page from the server. Dynamic HTML (DHTML) Tutorials: wdvl.com/Authoring/DHTML/ In an Intoduction to Dynamic HTML, 3 main components of Dynamic HTML authoring are demonstrated: wdvl.com/Authoring/DHTML/Intro/ 1. Positioning; precisely placing blocks of content on the page and, if desired, moving these blocks around (strictly speaking, a subset of style modifications). 2. Style modifications; on-the-fly altering the aesthetics of content on the page. 3. Event handling; how to relate user events to changes in positioning or other style modifications. Here are several more tutorials for learning Dynamic HTML (DHTML) at “The Web Developer’s Virtual Library”: Tools and Resources: wdvl.com/Authoring/DHTML/Resources.html Cross Browser DHTML: wdvl.com/Authoring/DHTML/CB/ Beginner’s Guide to DHTML: wdvl.com/Quadzilla/DHTML/ DHTML Pop-Up Menus: A Parable of Triumph and Loss (Based on a True Story): wdvl.com/Authoring/DHTML/Menus/ Beyond HTML Goodies: wdvl.com/Authoring/DHTML/Beyond/ Go beyond the basics and learn how the pros add and use dynamic HTML features and advanced JavaScript techniques. This two part excerpt takes a look at Chapter 3: Neat Stuff with Text and Images. From Que Publishing.

How to Tutorials and Articles for Office 2003

Here are 25 articles from Microsoft for learning about Microsoft Office 2003. Some of these are tutorials will help you use Office 2003  more effectively and efficiently.  And some are explanations of things such as how to order a replacement CD, support policy, and a history of Office 2003 updates. Also, here are some good Troubleshooting Articles for Office 2003.

How to Tutorials and Articles for Office 2003

How to use a setup log file to troubleshoot setup problems in Office 2003
Explains how to use the Office 2003 installation log files to troubleshoot Office setup issues.
How to install Office 2003 on a computer that is configured to dually boot Windows 2000 and Windows XP
Explains how to install Office 2003 on a computer that is configured to dually boot Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
How to turn off the speech recognition and the handwriting recognition features in Office 2003
Explains how to turn off speech recognition and handwriting recognition after you install Office 2003
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How to change the company name and user name in Office 2003
Explains how to change the name of the company in Office 2003 after setup by modifying the Windows registry. Explains how to change the user name information
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How to order a replacement CD for Microsoft Office
Lists the phone numbers for U.S. and Canadian customers when you have lost, broken, or misplaced your original Publisher installation CD and want to order the replacement media from Microsoft. Explains how to view the status of your order.
Support policy for modifying an Office XP, Office 2003, or Office 2000 installation
Describes the supported methods for modifying an installation of the Office XP, Office 2003, or Office 2000 suite of products. This information is included in the documentation in the Office Resource Kit.
Users must belong to the Administrators group or to the Debugger Users group to use the Script Editor component in Office 2003
Describes the changes that have been made in Machine Debug Manager (MDM.EXE) version 7.0.9466.0, to enhance the security of your computer.
List of Office products that have received the Windows logo
Lists the Office products that have been awarded the Windows 2003 logo, the Windows XP logo, and the Windows 2000 logo. Explains the extent of Office product compatibility testing with these operating systems.
How to understand the repair feature in Office 2003 and in Office XP
Explains how the repair feature works in Office 2003.
How to make sure that your Office document has a valid digital signature in Office 2003
Explains how to make sure that a digitally signed Office document has a valid digital signature and how to make sure that it was not tampered with since the original was digitally signed
How to change the server location for Office 2000 source files
Describes how to modify the Windows registry so that the Windows Installer uses a different server location. You must create an administrative installation on the server for which you want to change the Office Setup location.
The folders and their contents are deleted when you delete shortcut folders from the Picture Shortcuts task pane in Picture Manager 2003
Describes the behavior where you receive an error message with the correct drive information when you delete shortcut folders from the Picture Shortcuts task pane in Picture Manager 2003.
History of Office 2003 updates
Describes the history of Office 2003 updates including Office 2003 Service Pack 1.
Supported installation methods for deploying Office 2003
Discusses the supported installation methods for deploying Office 2003.
How to disable Microsoft Office Online featured links in Office 2003
Describes methods that you can use to disable Office Online featured links in Office 2003.
Frequently asked questions about Student Essentials for Microsoft Office 2003 Editions
Answers some of the frequently asked questions about Student Essentials for Microsoft Office 2003 Editions
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You cannot remove service packs for Office 2003 products
Describes how you can remove Office 2003 service packs from your computer and revert to your original Office 2003 installation.
List of some programming resources for Visual Basic programming in Office 2003
Provides a list of resources that are available to help you learn VB programming in Office 2003. It includes online help, object broswer, MS Press books, KB articles, newsgroups, and other Web resources.
Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates
Provides information about how to remove Microsoft Office updates. The ability to remove Office updates was added to certain Office updates that are dated July 12, 2005 and later.
Description of Office features that are intended to enable collaboration and that are not intended to increase security
Describes features in Office products that enable specific collaboration scenarios and features that are designed to help make your documents and files more secure.
How to install Office 2003 or Office XP on a computer that is running Windows Terminal Server
This article explains details concerning how Office 2003 and Office XP should be installed on a computer that is running Terminal Services.
How to view error signatures if an Office program experiences a serious error and quits
Explains how to view the error signatures when an Office program experiences a serious error and quits
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How to tell the difference between field names in an Outlook 2003 contact list and in a Word 2003 mail merge
Discusses the differences between the field names that appear in an Outlook 2003 contact list and a Word 2003 mail merge. Provides a list of all the relevant field names in both programs.
How to create a Custom Maintenance Wizard file for updating installation options after you deploy a custom installation of Office
This article describes how to use the Custom Maintenance Wizard to change the configuration of an existing Office installation on your computer.
INFO: ActivePrinter Property in Word Sets System Default Printer
When you use the ActivePrinter property in Word to set the current printer, you also set the printer you select to be the default printer for the system.


January 20, 2006

Workshop Handouts for Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, and Premier

This page contains zipped files of class handouts and materials for software workshops, including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, and Adobe Premier. Some of these files are self-extracting zip files and have an .exe extention. These files decompress without requiring decompressiong applications. Some files are .zip files and require a decompression application such as 7Zip.

Workshop Handouts for Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, and Premier



Dynamic HTML Tutorials and Articles

Here are several good tutorials and articles that will teach you how to program web pages and web sites using Dynamic HTML (DHTML). They also show how to use related web programming technologies, sush as JavaScript, and CSS.

Dynamic HTML Tutorials and Articles

Another Look at Browser Detection
Learn why using browser detection scripts might not be the best solution, and the basics of object detection as a solution.

Beginning Cascading Style Sheets
CSS can help you control the look and feel of your site, with ease.

Change Text Color Dynamically – Modern Browsers
It used to be very difficult to get text to change color in Netscape (4). But now it’s very easy. And your HTML can be valid XHTML as well.

Changing Text Color Dynamically
And do it in both browsers. Use the DHTML to acheive text rollovers.

Cross Browser DHTML
Here are four options you have for creating cross-platform Dynamic HTML Web pages.

DHTML Menus – Not Standards Based – For IE and Other Browsers
DHTML menus are one of the most popular ways to use dynamic HTML. They allow you to have crisp menus on your site while providing additional information to your customers as they mouse over the links.

Displaying Stylesheets Dynamically
Learn how to use Dynamic HTML to use stylesheets that take advantage of the browser.

Dynamic HTML
What is dHTML and how do you use it?

Dynamic HTML Attributes
An easy way to get started understanding DHTML is to understand the attributes that are used for dynamic changes to a Web page like onclick onmouseover onfocus and so on

Dynamic HTML References
Dynamic HTML is fun and exciting, and with these references, you can get started quickly.

Easy Dynamic HTML
This is an example of an easy way to add dynamic HTML to your Web pages.

Quick JavaScript
JavaScript is a great way to add dynamic elements to your site, and these quick, simple scripts are easy to add to your pages.

Standards Based DHTML Menus
DHTML menus are one of the most popular ways to use dynamic HTML. They allow you to have crisp menus on your site while providing additional information to your customers as they mouse over the links.

Using Cascading Style Sheets
Learn the syntax of styles and some of the commonly used attributes.

Using CSS Site Wide
The primary strength of CSS is to make your site consistent. This article shows you how.

Using Style Classes and IDs
You can use CSS across multiple tags or multiple styles across one tag.

“Watermarking” Your Web Pages
There are two ways you can create a watermark effect on your Web pages. Use CSS for a less intrusive, standard watermark. Or use DHTML to create a more dynamic watermark image.

Web Pages for Everyone
With just a simple script and redirect you can set up your site to display a different page depending upon the browser your reader is using.

What is the DOM? Explaining the Document Object Model
Learn how to use the Document Object Model (DOM).

What is XHTML?
With the new standard for XHTML, there are lots of questions about the status of HTML and how it relates to this new proposal.



The PowerPoint FAQ – Part 2

Here is the secone half of the links for the best how to and tutorial site on the web for Microsoft Powerpoint. I posted the first half yesterday. It offers Help, Tips, Techniques, and Tutorials about how to use Powerpoint. Here you’ll find PowerPoint Help, Hints and How-tos; PowerPoint Answers, Add-Ins and Assists; PowerPoint Tips, Tricks and links to other PowerPoint add-ins, This site is where you want to look if you’re seeking PPT resources and PPT sites..

The PowerPoint FAQ – Best Powerpoint Help and Tutorial Site


Programming PowerPoint

MacFAQs

Stupid PPT-TRIX

Troubleshooting


PROGRAMMING POWERPOINT

These code samples come from various authors and are here for purposes of illustration. We can’t (and don’t) guarantee that they’ll work on all systems, or that they are free of harmful side effects. It’s your responsibility to verify the appropriateness and safety of any code you find here.

We don’t offer tech support for the code here. If you have any problems or questions, please post a detailed description on the PowerPoint newsgroup. Whether the author chooses to respond is entirely up to them.

VBA code only works in PowerPoint 97 or later. It doesn’t work at all in the free PowerPoint Viewer.

For VBeginners

Creating and Installing Add-ins, Toolbars, Buttons

Show Me

Exporting stuff

Adding stuff

Deleting stuff

Changing stuff

Printing

Batch Tricks

Animations and Transitions

Working with Excel

Automating one app from another

Working with MSGraph charts

Other

Known VBA/Programming-related Bugs


MAC FAQS

Troubleshoot Problems, Interpret Error Messages

Downloads, Contact Microsoft

How-Tos

Other Mac PowerPoint Resources


STUPID PPT-TRIX


TROUBLESHOOTING

Troubleshooting Tips and Procedures

PowerPoint Crashes Without Error Message

Specific Error Messages

Graphics Problems

Display, Screen Show & Multimedia Problems

Corrupted or unopenable PPT files

Printing & File Saving Problems

Link & Copy/Paste Problems

File Import / Export Problems

Problems with PowerPoint on the Web

Text or Font Problems

Cross-Version / Cross-Platform Problems

Missing Features

Misc. Nuisances

All the FAQ and nothing but the FAQ



January 19, 2006

The PowerPoint FAQ – Best Powerpoint Help and Tutorial Site

This is the best how to and tutorial site on the web for Microsoft Powerpoint. It offers Help, Tips, Techniques, and Tutorials about how to use Powerpoint. It is your PowerPoint information resource where you’ll find PowerPoint Help, Hints and How-tos; PowerPoint Answers, Add-Ins and Assists; PowerPoint Tips, Tricks and links to other PowerPoint add-ins, This site is where you want to look if you’re seeking PPT resources and PPT sites. Links to the first half of this site follow below. Tomorrow I will post the links for the second half of this site.

The PowerPoint FAQ – Best Powerpoint Help and Tutorial Site


New Stuff


Find More PowerPoint Help

Tips, Techniques, Tutorials

General Info

Before you use PowerPoint

Having PowerPoint problems?


NEW STUFF

PowerPoint News

New Add-ins / Products / Sites

Tricks, Tips, Problems, Fixes and Upgrades


FIND MORE POWERPOINT HELP

PowerPoint Help Online

PowerPoint Help from Microsoft

PowerPoint-Related Subjects – Help and Info


TIPS, TECHNIQUES, TUTORIALS

Tutorials

Creating Presentations

Drawing & Working with Shapes

Working with Text

Working with Charts and Graphs

Working with Sound and Movies

Distributing & Delivering Presentations

Distributing in Other Formats

Video Projectors and Dual Monitors

Screen Shows

Animation

Making Acrobat PDFs from PowerPoint

Importing and Converting

Exporting

Printing, Overheads, 35mm Slides, Pre-press

WEBifying

Cross-platform Compatibility

Cross-Version Compatibility

Accessibility and Internationalization


GENERAL INFO

Misc. HowTos

Scans, Resolution, DPI

Fonts

Companion Software

Versions & Compatibility

What Is …?

Where Can I Find …?

General Presentation Advice



January 18, 2006

16 Microsoft Word Video Viewlet Tutorials

Here are 16 Microsoft Word video Viewlet Tutorials that will help you learn how to use some of Word’s intermediate and advanced features.

Video Viewlet Tutorials for Microsoft Word

4 More Word Viewlet Tutorials:


Free Web Design and Development Books

Here are several free books for web design and development covering HTML, Javascript, Web Programming, Webmaster, Web Animation, Graphics and Web Design, Internet Security, CGI Programming. Index of /ftp/Docs/Internet: podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Internet/ - HTML by Example - HTML Tags - Using HTML 4 - Web Programming Desktop Reference - Web Programming Unleashed - Web Publishing With HTML - Web Scripting Secret Weapons - Webmaster Expert Solutions - Designing Web Animation - Graphics and Web Page Design - Guide to Sizzling Web Sites - Internet Security - Creating Commercial Web Sites - Cgi Step By Step - CGI Programming Unleashed - CGI Developer’s Guide - CGI Manual Of Style - Apache Server Survival Guide Index of /ftp/Docs/JScript podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/JScript/ - JavaScript In A Week - JavaScript Manual of Style

Free Books on Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Draw, Paint Shop Pro, 3DS Max

Here are several free ebooks in pdf format and books in html format. Included here are 2 Photoshop books, 1 Illustrator book, 2 Corel Draw books, 2 Paint Shop Pro books, and 1 3DS Max book. Adobe Photoshop 5 (9.8M): podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Image/Adobe%20Photoshop%205.pdf Teach Yourself PhotoShop In 14 Days: podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Image/PhotoShop%20In%2014%20Days/ Teach Yourself Illustrator 7 in 24: podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Image/Illustrator%207%20in%2024%20Hours/ Corel Draw 12 (52.0M): podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Image/CorelDraw12.pdf Corel Draw 12 Itself (47.0M): podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Image/CorelDraw12itself.pdf Teach Yourself Paint Shop Pro 7 in 24 Hours (44.2M): podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Image/psp7-24.pdf Paint Shop Pro 7 Itself: podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Image/psp7itself.pdf 3DS Max 6 (68.6M): podgoretsky.pri.ee/ftp/Docs/Image/3DSMax6.pdf

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FAQs for Microsoft Office Applications

Here are several good FAQs (Frequently Answered Questions) for Microsoft Office applications, including some for Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and one for developers. Microsoft Office System Frequently Asked Questions: www.microsoft.com/office/faq.mspx Office 2003 Editions Frequently Asked Questions: www.microsoft.com/office/editions/prodinfo/faq.mspx Microsoft Word FAQ: www.kenyonck.addr.com/word/faq.htm Frequently Asked Questions About Microsoft Word: www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,14731,00.asp Excel and Word FAQs: archive.baarns.com/pages/faqgen.asp Microsoft Excel Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: www.ozgrid.com/Excel/excel-faq.htm Frequently Asked Questions About Microsoft Excel: www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,15849,00.asp The Powerpoint FAQ: www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/ FAQs for Office Developers: archive.baarns.com/DevOnly/pages/maindfaq.asp Frequently Asked Questions for Windows, Office Applications, and others: www.csbsju.edu/itservices/help/questions.htm

Web Workshop: How to Build Dynamic, Interactive Web Sites

Here are many tutorials and articles showing how to build dynamic and interactive web sites, from msdn.microsoft.com.The following tutorials and articles provide access to training content that was previously found in the Web Workshop.

About Active Accessibility Support                    Internet Explorer Development Center
Introduction to Active Channel TechnologyInternet Explorer Overview
Antivirus APIIntroduction to Internet Ratings
Asynchronous Pluggable ProtocolsIntroduction to ActiveX Controls
COM Objects for the InternetIntroduction to Code Signing
CSS AttributesIntroduction to the Microsoft Win32 Internet Functions
Introduction to Data BindingLeveraging Scriptable Editing in Your Web Pages
Introduction to DHTML BehaviorsMicrosoft Web Publishing SDK
Introduction to Dynamic HTMLPrivacy in Internet Explorer 6 New Content
Introduction to Filters and TransitionsURL Monikers
Introduction to HTML Applications (HTAs)Introduction to URL Security Zones
Introduction to HTML+TIMEIntroduction to MSHTML Editing
Using Rendering BehaviorsVector Markup Language (VML)
Internet Component Download


The Web Workshop Index is available here:
msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/index/default.asp


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